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part it's a broad-based rally, which is the best kind. as i've said, a lot of this reflects an economy that looks better than you might think. and then on the political front, president obama's recess appointment to the nlrb declared unconstitutional. and louisiana governor bobby jindal calls republicans the stupid party. how about that? and then there is an unconfirmed scandal. i say unconfirmed. did senator bob menendez sleep with underaged dominican prostitutes? this is "the kudlow report" and we begin right now. >> all right. first up, our most optimistic story tonight, stock continue their bull run, the s&p 500 and dow closing in on their all-time highs from october 2007. brian shactman joins us now with all the details. good evening, brian and good work today. >> you touched on the s&p details having its best streak in terms of winning streaks days in a row in eight years but how about the dow. we're now 105 points shy of 14,000. eight components hit new highs today. beyond the five on your screen, utx, pfizer and p & g also doing it. now, speaking of history, historically life i
believes that we have to both walk and chew gum at the same time. we have to deal with our own economy and our fiscal situation. that is a given, because that is the source of our strength and our capacity. but we also have to be smart about making the right investments in diplomacy and development to try to solve problems and prevent them. >> i'm joined tonight with senator chris murphy of connecticut, who is a member of the senate foreign relations committee. senator, good to have you with us tonight. moving forward, security obviously is an issue. so getting funding and help from republicans shouldn't be hard after this hearing. that's what i see today. your thoughts on it. >> well, listen, the republicans have had chance after chance to do the right thing here. the irony is just as thick as the walls of the united states congress, when you think that they stripped $300 million out of the secretary's security requests before benghazi. but it gets even worse, ed. after benghazi, the president and the secretary of state said listen, we've got to do better. so they put before congress
, i'll tell you who is paying for it. we're paying for it, the taxpayers. what they did to the economy put it into the tank and it was big stimulus package that had to pull us out of the tank. we're still doing that right now. i wish the doj would go after these folks and give some answer. i think that frontline documentary is outstanding. mike papantonio, good to have you with us tonight. thank you so much. that is "the ed show." i'm ed schultz. the rachel maddow show starts right now. >> thank you for joining us. happy friday. the detroit lions used to play in this building, the pontiac silverdome in once prosperous pontiac, michigan. after the lions left the silverdome and the pontiac factory moved and the town of pontiac went broke, they're tried to sell the stadium to the highest bidder. >> the field has seen monster truck rallies, soccer games. if it can happen on a field, kit happen here. >> out here at the silverdome, we have anything ranging from your dirt shows, snocross shows, home and garden show, trade shows, converts all the way down to anything you would like to do on to
. the debt ceiling, we need that certainty for the markets, for our economy. we know what happened when the republicans played around with not raising the debt ceiling in august of 2011. the economy was deeply hurt. we're in a recovery and we certainly should not let the republicans let us slip back with failing to provide that kind of certainty and not only the american markets but the global markets. >> congresswoman schwartz, thanks so much for coming on the program after a long weekend. appreciate it. >>> carrie, what's the republican strategy here? what happened with this extension? >> well, it's hard to view this as anything but a retreat of sorts. i mean, a few weeks ago, certainly in december, there was a lot of talk about using the debt limit in february to extract more from the president and the fact that they're pushing it back shows that they were not as confident in that position as they would like. they were pretty isolated in terms of the position. the business community was telling them not to do it. high profile conservatives were saying the same. this now sets them up
of the economy. i think the question is how much will these issues from washington, whether it's the debt ceiling, the sequester, the lingering uncertainty over the long-term budget picture, undermine confidence, lower the valuations of u.s. companies because people just have less confidence in the long-term trajectory. >> and jared, president obama starts his second term next week. his inauguration, of course, monday. what has he done right? the last four years, in your view? what could he have done better or has he done wrong? >> four years ago right around this time when i was a member of the administration's economics team, i was remembering the juxtaposition of great hope and expectations and the real horror of what was going on in macroeconomy. gdp contracting at 9%. i think the president came in and hit very hard and broke the back of the great recession a lot sooner than people expected. certainly the financial markets were reflated much more quickly and at less expense than people expected. pretty soon, really by the second half of 2009, gdp was growing, and it's been growing since. i th
for that economy that we've been working for, to vote for immigration reform, to vote for common sense gun reforms. you know, i think that we can affect elections but we legally can't be involved in them. >> some critics have raised red flags as the group's designation over a 501 c-4. with me is michael isikoff. the designation of a 501 c-4, what is the benefit to do that? >> this is the new route that advocacy groups use, can accept unlimited corporate donations and not disclose where they come from and use them for all sorts of political ads. now, they've followed -- the obama people have now followed the karl rove model and they're openly pitching corporate donations. the opening pitch was sponsored by a group called business forward. a lot of big companies, dow chemical, duke energy -- >> a lot of tech companies. >> comcast are part owner, nbc was part of it. they say they're going to disclose and that is a step ahead of where karl rove is but what kind of disclosure is the question. when i pressed katie hogan, the spokeswoman for the group, she said that's all being worked out. will we get re
minneapolis. >>> from weather to the economy, you hope the world economy is on wall street, but now in switzerland. many are in davos for the annual world economic forum but this year their focus is not on europe. anthony mason joins us from davos. anthony good morning. >> reporter: good morning, charlie. maybe it's the bracing mountain air but there's been a pronounced mood swing in davos. 12 months ago it looked like the financial collapse in europe could lead to a global recession. what a difference a year makes. in the hallways and meeting rooms of the world economic forum where top bankers, business leaders and politicians come every year to swap intelligence there's a sense the global economy has finally turned a corner. as ken frazier, ceo of pharmaceutical giant merck. >> i think the u.s. economy is poised to take off. i think it's been through some tough times. i think it's the strongest economy in the world. >> reporter: the imf forecasts the global economy will grow 3.5% this year a healthy number, and if there's debate about how soon things will ge
be in this order, number one, look at the numbers, number one by far, strengthening the economy. 86% say that's number one for them. number two, improving the job situation, 79% say that's what they want focused on and number three, reducing the budget deficit at 72%, that number on the budget deficit is up 20 points from when president obama started his term in office. so, those are the priorities of the american people. and does president obama have his eye on the ball? joining me now to discuss it heidi harris, the host of the heidi harris show and if you look at the agenda items spelled out in the president's inaugural address because he's talking about gay rights and immigration reform and climate change, heidi, and the american people seem to be talking about something very different. >> they are, and it's interesting how he didn't spend any time at all on the economy, building bridges and roads, that's really not going to improve the economy and that's pretty much all he said about it in his speech. it shows that he's not listening to what the american people want. and doesn't surprise
could be the longest u.s. great recession but others warn the economy is still shaky. we're pleased to have him here. welcome. >> thank you, charlie. >> i hear from davos where there a's a lot of smart people, i hear the economy is very fragile. on the other hand they're looking to america to have a good rekonkry. >> we're in a better place than the rest of the world. the euro crisis is not over although it seemed to have been abated. that's going to keep happening. the chinese economy is in bigger trouble than it's been in a long time. so that's worrisome. and so in the u.s., the real problem ultimately is a political problem because our economy is slowly recovering. things are starting to turn around and what could spiral us backward really is if one of these upcoming fights on sequestration or the next debt cellin ceiling, you know, finally causes it to -- >> that is sort of baked in the cake. everybody expects they're going keep kicking it down the road. why, then, do we have a surge in stock market? >> one is that corporate profits are very good. but don't forget, corporate com
" live from the dubliner coming up. >>> the state of our economy calls for action bold and swift, and we will act, not only to create new jobs but to lay a new foundation for growth. we'll build the roads and bridges, the electric grids and digital lines that feed our commerce and bind us together. we'll restore science to its rightful place and wield technology's wonders to raise health care's use and lower its cost. >> here we are four years later. why not come back to the dubliner? all you did too. my, lord. the line goes around the block. a wonderful, joyful crowd. thank you all for coming. joining us now with the politico playbook, the politico executive director jim. >> i'm always a dose of sunshine in the morning. you guys were talking about ted cruz and his comments on gun control. i think what people need to realize, ted cruz is a mainstream republican with this senate and this house. his views, he's not on the conserveative edge of the party. that is the party. when you think about the budget, think about gun control -- >> saying the president exploited
every year. the entire g.d.p. of the entire u.s. economy he is $16 trillion. this is about 25% of the economy. we're not making the argument all spend in washington but it's all control coming through washington every year. that's why there is is no incentive to ever cut anything. these guys are the beneficiary of that $4 trillion. >> sean: wait. where is a sense of patriotism, duty, responsibility to future generations? you say there is no incentive. i thought they are supposed to serve the public. and when you have to rob our children of 46 cents of every dollar we are spending now, i would think there has got to be some. >> the way the founders look at washington and the way it used to be a generation ago. people would come to washington and public service walking away from businesses. come for period of time. serve in the executive branch whether they were republicans or democrats. people would come and serve in congress and then go home. today, that's what i'm talking about extraction. when peter and i talk about that not just extracting tax revenues. getting the best and
home for the world's economy, but some of the best minds in finance hinges on america. >>> and the story gets more strange for manti te'o. and for the first time, hear from the person who pretended to be his girlfriend. >>> but we begin this morning with a look at today's "eye opener," your world in 90 seconds. >>> it's not about keeping bad guns out of the hands of good people. it's about keeping all the guns out of the hands of bad people. >> the white house takes new aim at gun control. >>> yesterday congressional democrats introduced a plan to ban assault weapons. >> we have had enough. these weapons do not belong on the streets. >> the reason you find so many of us very reluctant is we believe each step down the road leads to next step and the next step and the next step. >>> the unbearable deep freeze is delivering yet another day of biting cold temperatures. >> this blast of cold air is now hitting the south. >> forecasters expect freezing rain and dangerous accumulations of ice across the carolinas and tennessee. >>> manti te'o is admitting he lied to the media
tragedy. how can we keep going higher with the disarray in washington? the general sense that the economy's not getting any better. is it? the answer's simple. why you may not think the overall economy is getting better, you're missing the big picture, partner. if you were to ask me to game the market using just one figure, one figure only, it wouldn't be what apple earnings, the gross domestic product, the growth rate of earnings or the dividend yield of the s&p, it would be the weekly jobless claims. the weekly jobless claims is an indicator of future employment in this country. there's absolutely no coincidence that we had five-year highs today in the stock market. at the same time that unemployment claims hit five-year lows. it isn't fanciful that the market's roaring because jobs are being created at accelerating pace. it's the most determinant of the stock market. after all, the market got crushed when unemployment went above 5.5% and soared right into the great recession. i think these positive numbers are occurring because of the certainty that comes from putting a presidential el
the euro. and the issue is the fed just prints money. it just keeps interest. in for the economy. there is going to be inflation. prohibited oddly enough in richard virginia. there you go. look at these. v.a. is going to spend $22,000 to study a virginia alternative currency. that kind of a waste of taxpayer money? >> you know, in a way it is. the issue is we have had, before we haven't just had the dollar forever. at one point, in 1836, there were every state had its own bank note. and there were 16,000 chartered types of currency. so easy to counterfeit. it d bs didn't work at all. during, look, i have a wig n on my chest because i'm a nerd. i love this stuff. this is terrific. so, in 1862, to finance the civil war, we came up with what was called the green back. and that was the first time we really had the dollar. so it doesn't really -- how can each state have a currency? the one good thing about it would be states can't print money. and thomas jefferson, the virginian said if there were anything he could add to the constitution it would be to take away the borrowing ability
, george. >> sam's an assignment. and the new year is starting off with encouraging news on the economy. jobless numbers getting better every single week. the stock market is on a roll. it could end on a record high. that would be good for everyone's 401(k). >>> look at this. it's the x-ray of a 19-month-old with a pencil that pierced her eye and lodged in her brain. she's fine. it's amazing. it missed her important parts. there she is after. postpencil. >> the doctors did an amazing job. >>> and we are so excited to share some pictures with you. you may have heard. robin was with us on set all morning long. there i am passing the purell to her. making everything germ-free. >> it was good to see that smile all morning long. it's fantastic. >>> let's get straight to the developing story on the weather. 18 states, now under winter weather advisories for snow and ice. here's abc's ginger zee. >> good morning, guys. this is what people are waking up to in parts of tennessee. this is a hood of a car. this is all-ice. a quarter-inch of ice. i'm going to show you what's happ happening. some of
and the noes thtion th inequality is not a necessary component of the economy. and we want to believe all of those issues. and i think what the president was saying, was, look, we have elections. and when you have a full debate in an election and the outcome is pretty clear cut, then it's his obligation and his right to move forward on all of those issues. >> and as we are watching the navajo nation just went by, their float, one of the things i saw today, melissa, is the whole changing of the demographics of america was reflected at the inauguration, as we look at native americans float goes by, as we heard a president for the first time refer in an inaugural address to same-sex marriage and to gay rights and talking about gender rights and he was sworn in on martin luther king's bible, had those of us in lead civil rights organizations, their labor organizations. they're on the platform. not in a guest seat somewhere else, right there only the platform. and martin luther king's son. i mean, i think that he was saying america has changed. and we've got to deal with the change and let's s
read between the lines they tell you something about the overall economy. chief washington correspondent james rosen interprets for us. >> the national association of realers reports that -- realtors reports while existing home sales dipped in december, such sales are up by december 2011 by 19.8%, with total sales in 2019 reaching the highest point in five years. among the reasons why, experts cited an improving jobs market. >> the driving factor,be of course, have to include the historically low mortgage rates. for those people who can qualify. the other factor is the household formation. many of the young adults who used to live with their parents are seeking out their own housing unit. >> a recent survey by the national association of home builders and wells fargo finds home builders' confidence sagging. staying flat in january and below the 50% mark after eight consecutive growth of months. there, too, there is cause for optimism. the commerce department reported last week that housing starts surged in december. up 19.1% from the month before and setting the fastest pac
with the economy bad and feeling washington needs to get its act together. >> joe? >> yeah. >> that asks -- that leads me to ask, you know, the group, what happens if within the white house, off of what mark just said, because this will be increasingly popular if the republicans continue to do things like this, what happens if the white house decides to try and pick off specific members of the republican membership in the house and perhaps some republicans in the senate and basically say people like you more now if you come and try and meet us halfway. what happens to this whole ball game if that occurs? >> i actually think the ball game is changing. the front of "the washington post" says that the gop offers respite on debt. "the new york times" also talks about how the republicans have gone ahead and pushed for -- obviously for this three-month extension that we're talking about. and mike, this goes back again to the republican party, not being conservative, not being moderate, but being smart. turning their back on their stupid ways as they set themselves up for punching bags which th
the economy is the same and have swapped a secular dictatorship for another one. i spoke to a professor of diplomacy at harvard, and he said that who would have predicted two years ago egypt would still have a strong work relationship with the u.s., would have stood by the camp david peace accord so perhaps there's room for optimism. >> there is, i think, a ray of hope this keystone country, this very important country in the middle of the arab world, might be able to move forward, hasp in a very problematic way but not terribly destabilizing. >> listen to the caution in that as well. not tremendously destabilizing for the region. nobody knows the future. >> shepard: we don't have much strategy and the rest of the region is a disaster. >> of course, it is not just egypt we're concerned about right now. the events recently, the taking of hostages at the gas facility in al jeer a, set alarm bells ringing about the work of islamic extremists, and you look right across the region, libya egypt, tune knee should, algeria, and mali. and nicholas burns again said this could go on for lang time.
in state that would be effected, this would be good for jobs and good for the economy. yet, you have a president who is still behold on the the energy or environmental lobby who shelved two priest approvals from the state department to block this. i don't think he does it. >> he is under renewed and tremendous pressure to continue to oppose this and reject it outright. but he also does with the ambitious plan want some form of energy reform. he is not any kind of cap and trade. energy reform in 2013 or 2015 with the republicans. he knows this is the only way to get it moving to change on this issue. >> he is ride something high politically. we saw at it the inaugural address i find it hard to imagine he will cave to his extreme left on this. knowing what benefit it would bring. now the fig leaf governor that switched and is proposing it is now gone, i expect he will do it. >> bret: huge turn-out on the mall for march for life. prominent speakers out there. >> you are the voice of the voiceless. you are those who stand for love. and a world of death. i have a question for those who do
to the national debt. at $16.4 trillion the total debt is larger than our entire economy. we can't add a trillion dollars to the debt every year as we have for the past four years. a major credit rating agency has already downgraded our nation's credit once. if we don't start making real progress on spending freerms more downgrades are likely in the future. >> he went on to say the first priority in congress every year should be coming up with a spending plan. he admits it can be tough at times. but says families have to come up with a budget for their household needs and lawmakers should be able to do the same thing. >>> meanwhile president obama using his weekly address to boost support for hid nominee for top government positions. some of them have been getting push backs from capitol hill. who the president tapped to be the next secretary of defense. peter doocy has more from washington. >> president obama's nominee to become the next secretary of state. john kerry was received very well in his confirmation hearing for democrat and republican. >> i commend his nomination to you without reserv
, immigration reform and gun control. you know, everything but deficit, debt, spending and the america's economy. jobs and the economy was passed by rather quickly. we're in an economic recovery. that was about it. so, yeah, i think congressman ryan called it right. the president's agenda at least from the state of the union address was overwhelmingly liberal and not connected at all to deficit, debt, spending and america's economy and jobs. this is a legitimate disagreement between the two parties and legitimate disagreement between his president and the republican opponents on what the priorities ought to be but it is pretty clear what the president's priorities were. jon: this president racked up a lot of debt in first four years in office and got reelected. maybe he is assuming that the american people are fine with going the way it has been going? >> well i think, he talked about cutting the deficit during the campaign, promised that he would cap $2.50 in spending cuts for every dollar of revenue increase. elections, second elections, reelections for presidents are liberating experiences. m
principles and good government principles, reform government, modern government. their economies are growing at twice the rate of the national government. so that's why i'm optimistic. it's not -- there are principles at work. there are economics that work. it doesn't work. so my long-term view is that the states will soon be bailing out the feds. >> we shall see. leigh, you're writing a book right now talking about the demographic changes that are basically putting an end to the suburbs as we know it. these same demographic changes present a tremendous challenge for the republican party on one side. but on the other side presents a tremendous challenge to the party of big government. we are going to spend the next 30 years, at some point -- now, this president is ignoring the reality. his inaugural speech could not have been any more disconnected from the reality that we now face economically. but at some point those demographics could actually help small-government conservatives because we're going to have to figure out how to scale back in a smart way. >> it's true. and the demographics a
economy, through hard work, brilliance, dedication and advocacy. >> megyn: well, that was then speaker pelosi back in 2010 picking up the cutting edge technology at a u.s. battery maker that ended up getting a lot of support from american taxpayers, and you can hear she files optimistic about it and now the company declared bankruptcy and now we're hearing a sale to a chinese company with deep ties. >> and a-123 makes electric car batteries and 249 of surplus money in 2009. the reason they filed for bankruptcy was slow sales of electric cars and two, the batteries did not perform as expected. while the batteries themselves have issues, the battery technology used by a 123 is golden. initially by the jet propulsion lab. the technology will play a role in other things like how electricity is generated and distributed in our grids nationwide, and can also be used for powering satellites and military drones. now a chinese company is in the process of a-123. and headed by a billionaire with close ties to the chinese party. and president obama just spoke about keeping advanced technology in
country and the world. we're not going to be able to cope with an economy that's m manic and overspending if we can't focus and get our feet on the ground. the and these are-- >> we say outrage, doc, but it seems like it's not as much as people were outraged by this, they enjoy taking the social media and talking, making fun of manti te'o. does it give other people some semblancy of normalcy to say this guy, a big star, he failed. my life doesn't look so bad. >> well, i think it's that, clayton, i do. i think that there is this voyeurism and a desire to say, his life is so, so bad and difficult and inexplicable. but what that mistakes, is that we ought to look in the mirror and say, wait a second, if i've got a twitter account and i think i merit followers, that's also a bit dilutional, isn't it. if i'm calling friends in the hundreds or thousands, because i say i've got a facebook account with a thousand friend, isn't that a close cousin or a distant cousin of manti te'o. we're in danger of this, manti te'o could have said i don't care if she ever existed. i loved her, grieved her death
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the polling, given the economy. they just knew they had won it. and when they found out that they lost the election, they decided to change the rules. and now they what they would do is take the president who carried virginia and give him four electoral votes and give mitt romney nine electoral votes under this plan. even though the president carried virginia, it is a war on virginia voters. we have moved from the war on women to the war on voters. >> do you think you can stop it if that goes forward any further than it has? >> well, we're going to need a lot of help in stopping it, you know. we're going to need folks to write in, to call their legislators. democrats, republicans and independents and say look, fair is fair. and the plans that you all have cooked up to interest virginia voter, they're just not fair. it's truly beneath the dignity of this commonwealth. >> virginia state senator donald mceachin. thank you very much, sir. i appreciate your time. i have a feeling we'll be talking with with you as time goes on, as this continues to unfold. thank you. >> and thank you, rachel
of our economy. when you've got republicans senators who are willing to support this, it's time for house republicans to support it as well. >> fair and balanced. so has the immigration 8 done the work of the president? there's no need for that big policy speech tomorrow. >> i think we need both. remember, we need, you know, the support of the white house as well as the work in congress are going to be critical to making sure that the end result is legislation that remains fair and balanced. because as we know in the legislative process, all sorts of things can get changed and amendments and what have you. so i do think it's important that the president -- remember as the president talked about last year, it's important that outside groups engage in this process. it's also important to remember that, i think for the president to stay engaged, because he has done so much already on enforcement. so much money has already been spent on enforcement. so while, you know, that's the good part of the talking points, i think, for republicans and it may also be good policy, i think as victoria poin
have to believe that the fed sees the same strength in the economy that you and i do, starting to fret about all that easy money. interest rates are going higher, ten-year treasury trading to 2% today. we don't know if that's going to defeat the fed's efforts to keep rates low. or is it just fine? because at a certain point, the economy does catch fire. and then we don't need the fed support. think about this, i just got a 2.75%, 2.75 mortgage last friday. how long can that last? i think i caught the bottom. finally, while the earnings have been good, we keep hearing lots of chatter about how the top line is not so at the top line, the top line, the top line. it's starting to annoy me. all i can say is i've ignored this kind of ill-logic and bogus thinking for ages. i'm not going to be trapped by it. instead, i'm thinking about when that top line does come back, when the sales do roar, after all the shares that have bought back, it's going to produce profits like you wouldn't believe because of how lean our companies have become. comen o, they fired a lot of people during the bad times
. martha: they have been doing okay. bill: so far. martha: a lot of people in the economy don't feel okay but companies are making out fine with the earnings. meantime lawmakers on capitol hill getting back to the business of the nation and spending. >> we need to solve these problems. it reminds me of the old jimmy buffet song, if the phone doesn't ring it must be me. like waiting for the senate to pass a budget. martha: what the president's call will mean for future budgets and taxes. the sea change we could be seeing now from the reagan years. >> we must take further steps to permanently control government's power to tax-and-spend. we must act now to protect future generations from government's desire to spend its citizens money and tax them into servitude when the bills come due. let us make it unconstitutional for the federal government to spend more than the federal government takes in. i need to rethink the core of my portfolio. what i really need is sleep. introducing the ishares core, building blocks for the heart of your portfolio. find out why 9 out of 10 large professional inv
shares declined 1.5% to $27.19 a share. >>> starbucks got a good jolt despite the weak economy. the company reported on thursday a 13% increase in profits for the second fiscal quarter. part of that is due to brisk sales in china where starbucks is expanding. the other big driver is more customers buying food with their coffee. starbucks stock was up 24 cents to $54.81 a share. >>> the nomination process for mary jo white, president obama's choice to head the securities & exchange commission could be a difficult one. mr. obama introduced white on thursday. questions will likely be raised about her time in private practice when she represented companies that have often come before the s.e.c. >>> the u.s. postal service will raise the price of mailing a letter or shipping a package on sunday. a first-class stamp will go up by 1 cent to 46 cents. as in recent years these will be so-called forever stamps meaning they're good for the future, regardless of price changes. >>> and a new twist in a long and costly lawsuit over those popular bratz dolls. an appeals cour
are the biggest threat to the world economy, more than europe's financial crisis. >>> apple's earnings last quarter were good but not good enough. the company had a $13 billion profit, with big increases in sales of its iphones and ipads. but analysts had expected more. so, apple stock fell 11%. after the earnings report, erasing almost $47 billion in the company's market value. wow. big numbers still. >>> netflix, on the other hand, had better earnings than anyone expected, even netflix. the video streaming service added more than 2 million customers in the fourth quarter and posted a profit. that sent netflix shares soaring in after-hours trading. the company credits holiday sales of consumer electronics for the increases. >>> the subway sandwich shops are being accused of shortchanging their customers. several class-action lawsuits filed this week say the chain's foot-long subs aren't. they're not really 12 inches long. they're anywhere from a half-inch to an inch shorter. the lawsuits seek dough for the missing portions. >>> if you're not outraged enough by that, well, fans of two-buck
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